Kenny Alexander will be the next Norfolk Mayor

Posted at 8:39 PM, May 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-03 23:18:47-04

NORFOLK, Va. - Kenny Alexander claimed victory in the Norfolk mayoral race Tuesday.

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Alexander beat out Norfolk Sheriff Bob McCabe and Norfolk Councilman Andy Protogyrou.

Both McCabe and Protogyrou conceded the race Tuesday night.

In a speech to supporters at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in downtown, Alexander said he'd be focused on the issues confronting the city, including reducing crime. "Tonight is not about me. It's about the thousands of Norfolk voters who went to the polls and cast their ballots for Kenneth Cooper Alexander," he said.

His speech focused on community members working together. He also thanked his family members and his staff.

"I want to congratulate all of you because we have a lot to celebrate because we ran a 100% positive campaign that emphasized bringing people together," Alexander said.

After the speech, Alexander refused to talk with reporters.

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